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Sovėksportfilʹm (Firm)

Overview
Works: 238 works in 464 publications in 7 languages and 5,812 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Historical films  Film adaptations  War films  Silent films  Biographical films  Science fiction films  Romance films  Comedy films 
Roles: Producer, Publisher, Editor, Distributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Sovėksportfilʹm (Firm)
 
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Most widely held works by Sovėksportfilʹm (Firm)
The Battleship Potemkin by Sergei Eisenstein( Visual )

36 editions published between 1925 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatic reenactment of the mutiny aboard the Russian battleship Potemkin in 1905
Alexander Nevsky by Sergei Eisenstein( Visual )

12 editions published between 1938 and 2006 in Russian and English and held by 616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Biographical story of Prince Alexander Nevsky and his successful resistance against an attempt by the Teutonic Knights to invade Russia in 1242"--Worldcat, as viewed on April 19, 2007
Moscow does not believe in tears by Vladimir Menʹshov( Visual )

9 editions published between 1981 and 2004 in Russian and English and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Starring Vera Alentova
Die mörder sind unter uns = The murderers are among us by Wolfgang Staudte( Visual )

16 editions published between 1946 and 2016 in German and English and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the aftermath of World War II, Susanne Wallner returns from a concentration camp to find that her Berlin apartment is occupied by Dr. Hans Mertens, a former officer in the German army who has been severely traumatized by the atrocities perpetrated by his superiors. The unlikely pair form a delicate friendship as they struggle to restore some normalcy to their hellishly bleak existence. By chance Mertens one day encounters Bruckner, his former Nazi commander, who has not only readjusted to civilian life but seems to have economically benefited from his wartime command
Soli︠a︡ris = Solaris by Andreĭ Arsenʹevich Tarkovskiĭ( Visual )

6 editions published between 1981 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A psychologist is sent to a station orbiting a distant planet in order to discover what has caused the crew to go insane
Repentance by Tʿengiz Abulaże( Visual )

12 editions published between 1984 and 2002 in Georgian and Russian and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the tragedy of the Stalinist regime in the Soviet Union as paralleled in a provincial Georgian town. Varlam Aravidze, the former mayor of the town, has died. At his funeral he is mourned ostentatiously by his son Avel, his grandson Tornike and all the townspeople. One woman, however, refuses to let the dictator rest in peace. Night after night, Ketevan Barateli exhumes the body and leaves it in the Aravidze family garden. Her parents were imprisoned and murdered by Varlam and she uses her trial to force the family and the townspeople to confront and acknowledge the horrors of his regime
The sea gull = Chaĭka by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov( Visual )

12 editions published between 1980 and 2016 in Russian and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Depicts the languid melancholia of an isolated country estate in 19th century Russia
The Tsar's bride : an opera by Nikolay Rimsky-Korsakov( Visual )

3 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in Russian and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Tsar's Bride was composed by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov in 1899. It tells the story of a beautiful young girl who is chosen-quite against her will-by Tsar Ivan the Terrible to be his bride
Sibiriada : poėma by Andreĭ Mikhalkov-Konchalovskiĭ( Visual )

6 editions published between 1982 and 2007 in Russian and English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An epic romantic drama about three generations of two feuding families, the rich Solomins and the poor Ustyuzhanins, of a rural Siberian village, from the time of the Russian Revolution to the present-day exploration of hidden resources of Siberian soil
Oblomov by Nikita Mikhalkov( Visual )

9 editions published between 1981 and 1998 in Russian and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedic drama about a member of the landed gentry of nineteenth-century Russia whose indolence destroys his life
Legenda Suramis tsikheze = Legend of Suram fortress by Sergeĭ Paradzhanov( Visual )

7 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in Georgian and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Georgians' repeated efforts at building a fortress against invaders fail until a fortune teller remembers an old prophecy that the son of her erstwhile lover must be bricked up alive in order for the fortress to stand. The young man sacrifices himself to save his country
The Lady with the dog( Visual )

4 editions published between 1959 and 1989 in Russian and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film adaptation of Chekov's story about a bored, middle-aged, married banker from Moscow who meets a young married woman while on vacation in Yalta at the beginning of the century. They drift into an affair that turns into true love, yet the conventions of society and the couple's need to feel respectable force them to return to their old lives
Maĭi︠a︡ Pliset︠s︡kai︠a︡( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and Russian and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prima ballerina Maya Plisetskaya, of the Bolshoi Ballet, is the subject of this documentary. Contains some rare films of her as a child, and highlights from Swan lake, Sleeping beauty, Spartacus, Romeo and Juliet, Dying swan, Raymonda, Stone flower, Don Quixote, and other ballets
Leti︠a︡t zhuravli = The cranes are flying by Mikhail Kalatozov( Visual )

7 editions published between 1957 and 1996 in Russian and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of youthful love shattered by war. Two young lovers, Boris and Veronica, are certain they will marry and live happily ever after until Boris volunteers for the army
Tini zabutykh predkiv by Sergeĭ Paradzhanov( Visual )

3 editions published between 1988 and 1994 in Ukrainian and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A deeply heartfelt story set during the early part of the 20th century in the Ukrainian Carpathians, centering on Ivan whose life is marked with sadness. First his brother is killed while saving him from a falling tree. Then his father is murdered, forcing Ivan and his mother to live in poverty. He falls in love with Marichka, the daughter of the man responsible for his father's death. Marichka drowns rescuing a lamb from a river, but Ivan remains devoted to her. He marries another, but he finds no solace in their childless marriage and his wife Palagna, seeing that their union is doomed, turns to the sorcerer Yurko. In a tragic struggle Yurko kills Ivan, and the whole village mourns his death
Fifty years of Soviet cinema 1917-1967 by British Film Institute( Book )

3 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bakenbardí = Sidewhiskers( Visual )

2 editions published between 1992 and 1999 in Russian and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Pushkin Club is a group of reactionaries who affect 19th century dress and want to remove from Russia "the scum of Western influence." In this original, biting satire a warning about the rise of militarism and fascism in Russia is sounded
Lev Tolstoy( Visual )

2 editions published in 1984 in Russian and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film traces the turbulent life of one of the greatest writers of the 19th century, Leo Tolstoy. We follow his life from childhood through his stormy marriage and up to his death
Osenniĭ marafon = Autumn marathon by Georgiĭ Nikolaevich Danelii︠a︡( Visual )

5 editions published between 1979 and 1980 in Russian and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mild-mannered college professor finds his life made difficult by hounding students, a nagging wife, a demanding mistress, and a neighbor who insists the professor jog with him each morning at dawn
Idi i smotri = Come and see by Ė. G Klimov( Visual )

3 editions published between 1985 and 2001 in Russian and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The horrific and harrowing experiences of a young boy coming of age during the brutal German occupation of Byelorussia during the Great Patriotic war
 
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Soli︠a︡ris = Solaris
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Tini zabutykh predkiv
Alternative Names
Sovéksportfilm

Sovėksportfilʹm, Vsesoi︠u︡znoe obʺedinenie

Sovexportfilm G.m.b.H.

Sovexportfilm GmbH

Soviet Union. Sovėksportfilʹm

Vsesoi︠u︡znoe obʺedinenie Sovėksportfilʹm

Vsesojuznoe Kinoob''edinene "Sovéksportfilm" (SSSR)

Всесоюзное Кинообъединение "Совэкспортфильм" (СССР)

Совэкспортфильм (Firm)

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